French celebrities

French culture is famous for its diversity and heritage, from gastronomy to fashion. Meet the iconic personalities of these various art forms. The wax figures of Paul Bocuse, Johnny Hallyday and Edith Piaf await you!
Statue Gérard Depardieu - Musée Grévin - ©Sylvain Cambon
Our iconic French celebrities
Discover the greatest French celebrities in wax at Grévin museum!
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Statue Jean Paul Gaultier - Musée Grévin - ©Various Artists
Meet
Jean Paul Gaultier

French fashion and perfume designer known throughout the world. He began drawing clothes as a child. He revolutionized fashion in the 1980's, creating men's skirts, Madonna's conical bustier and revamping the famous blue striped sailor top that became his trademark. Our wax statue of Jean Paul Gaultier perfectly evokes the uniqueness and creativity of the designer!

Meet Jean Paul Gaultier and more than 200 other celebrities immortalized in wax at the Grévin museum!

Statue de la liberté guidant le peuple - Musée Grévin - ©Sylvain Cambon
Statue Louis XIV - Musée Grévin - ©Various Artists
Meet
Louis XIV

From his Palace in Versailles, Louis XIV, known as the Sun King, reigned for 72 years. This absolute monarch reigned over his kingdom with an iron fist. The end of reign was less glorious: military setbacks, the exodus of the persecuted Protestants, the revolt of the Camisards and two famines. The wax sculpture of the Sun King, Louis XIV, awaits you at the Grévin museum!

Meet Louis XIV and more than 200 other celebrities immortalized in wax at the Grévin museum!

Fond gastronomie
Statue Pierre Hermé - Musée Grévin - ©V.Ribaut
Meet
Pierre Hermé

This Alsatian pastry chef and chocolate maker is famous for his delicious macaroons. Vogue magazine calls him the "Picasso of Pastry," for his audacity and the beauty of his creations. One of his best-sellers is the Ispahan rose-flavoured macaroon with fresh raspberries and lychees. The wax work of Pierre Hermé illuminates the Grévin museum with a touch of French gastronomy!

Meet Pierre Hermé and more than 200 other celebrities immortalized in wax at the Grévin museum!

Statue Renaud Lavillenie Gérard Holtz et Camille Lacourt - Musée Grévin - ©Virginie Ribaut
Statue Teddy Riner - Musée Grévin - ©C.Recoura
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Teddy Riner

Teddy Riner is a heavyweight judoka. He began Judo at the age of 5. In 2007, in Rio de Janeiro, he became the youngest world champion in his category. He went on to win European and World Championships and in 2014 held the record of ten world championship titles. The wax statue of Teddy Riner was an obvious addition to the Grevin museum!

Meet Teddy Riner and more than 200 other celebrities immortalised in wax at the Grevin museum!

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Meet
Edith Piaf

Edith Piaf is one of the most iconic figures in French popular music. She developed her unique talent for singing as a child.  She was discovered in Paris by Louis Leplée, the manager of Le Gerny's cabaret, who hired her and gave her the stage name: "La Môme Piaf". It was the start of an exceptional career. The wax sculpture of Edith Piaf is one of the stars of the Grevin Museum!

Meet Edith Piaf and more than 200 other celebrities immortalised in wax at the Grevin Museum! 

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more than 200 celebrities

Grévin, a legendary site of entertainment and illusion since 1882, is a three-dimensional reflection of our times. It is a theatrical representation of modern celebrities that have marked their epoch and participated in the making of History in both ephemeral and timeless ways. Actors, musicians, presidents, supermodels, Chefs ... Meet them all !

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Did you know?

Pierre Hermé wanted his wax figure to hold in his hand one of his favourite creations: Ispahan, a pink raspberry and lychee macaroon. The Grevin team filmed its creation step by step in the kitchens of the pastry chef to design the perfect wax work macaroon.

Did you know?

The image of Edith Piaf is inextricably linked to her little black dress. The singer always refused to change her favourite black dress for a less austere outfit so the audience could concentrate solely on her voice and performance.

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